Aged rums are considered some of the best in their category. While many distillers make rum for cocktail cravers, another set of rum makers take pride in creating a spirit that can be enjoyed on its own, without the frills of a drink umbrella or fruit kebob. These high class rums exhibit an array of flavors from tropical fruit to spice and honey, caramel, vanilla and even tobacco. Most rums are made in the Caribbean and are initially clear in color, only gaining their gold hues after spending time aging in oak barrels.
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